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Rome from the Western Hills

Palmer, Samuel (draughtsman)


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Title/s

Rome from the Western Hills


The City of Rome and the Vatican, from the Western Hills. Pilgrims resting on the last stage of their journey.

Maker/s

Palmer, Samuel (draughtsman) [ULAN info: British artist, 1805-1881]

Category

drawing

Name

drawing

School/Style

British

Technique Description

graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on paper

Dimensions

height: 523 mm
width: 716 mm

Provenance

given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1928 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Lord Richard Cavendish, 1873

Notes

See archives. Bought in return for a 'Turner' which Friberg had sold us from the Cotswold Gallery. Gerald Agnew doubted the 'Turner' of Llangollen and the drawing was exchanged for the Palmer - which cost £50 more.

Material/s

graphite (medium)
watercolour (medium)
bodycolour (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

1482 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 12190; Input Date: 2000-09-12 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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